19/03/2020

The Supervisory Board of MTU Aero Engines AG has extended the contracts of two of its Executive Board members – Peter Kameritsch, CFO and CIO, and Lars Wagner, COO – by five years through December 2025. The resolution was passed unanimously at today’s Supervisory Board meeting. “We are pleased to be able to continue our […]

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19/03/2020

World Fuel Services (WFS) has won a tender to provide Jet A-1 fuel to the helicopter service for Hornsea One offshore wind farm. The relationship will see World Fuel working in conjunction with Ørsted and Swire Oilfield Services in response to the unique challenges presented by running the world’s largest wind farm –including access and […]

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19/03/2020

Flying Colours Corp., the North American maintenance, repair, overhaul and completions business has officially opened the doors of its newest, largest and most advanced paint preparation and application facility at its Peterborough, ON. headquarters. The new purpose-built, state-of-the-art facility gives Flying Colours the capacity to paint any size business aircraft including Bombardier Global 7500, Gulfstream […]

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19/03/2020

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, announced the decision to cancel the 2020 JETNET iQ Global Business Aviation Summit due to concerns related to the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The event was scheduled for June 8-9, 2020 in White Plains, New York. JETNET has closely followed the spread of COVID-19, as well […]

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18/03/2020

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and several industry groups are urging Congress to preserve general aviation’s vital contribution to the U.S. economy as it considers a relief package to support the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. General aviation is crucial to the country’s transportation network, serving as a lifeline for many communities, and Part […]

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18/03/2020

In a statement made on March 18, the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) said it respects the decision by European authorities to temporarily restrict non-essential travel, but calls on the European Commission, the Member States and Switzerland to consider all recovery and relief measures available to ensure business continuity for operators, airports and others in […]

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18/03/2020

With the United States facing unprecedented challenges from the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has joined forces with four other aviation groups to inform lawmakers the nation’s general aviation (GA) industry, including business aviation, is prepared to assist as needed to respond to the crisis. “As our nation works […]

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18/03/2020

London Oxford Airport welcomed the Embraer EMB-195 E2 ‘Profit Hunter’ Demonstrator on the evening of 16 March. Showcasing its unique characteristics to land on shorter runways, it is the largest commercial airliner ever to land at Oxford Airport.  During late 2010, Oxford Airport was a temporary home to an Embraer Lineage 1000 (a VIP version […]

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17/03/2020

Helicopter Association International (HAI) has joined a coalition of five other general aviation associations in seeking from the US government financial relief for general aviation businesses. The request stems from the unstable global economic situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a March 17 letter to majority and minority leaders of the US Senate and […]

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17/03/2020

RUAG MRO International fulfilled avionics and cabin interior upgrades on a Bombardier Challenger 604 at their aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities at Munich-Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany. The project… The owner of the Bombardier Challenger 604 opted to integrate an ADS-B Out avionics upgrade in order to comply with the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) Mandate […]

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17/03/2020

West Star Aviation has been awarded the FAA Diamond Award of Excellence for completing specialized training pertaining to aviation maintenance, safety and FAA rules at two of their locations, Perryville, MO (PCD) and the Denver, CO (APA) satellite facility. This is the highest aviation honor in the aircraft maintenance industry, and West Star is proud […]

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17/03/2020

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal has agreed the types of carbon offset units which are eligible for compliance with the world’s first global sector climate mechanism, the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). There are now 82 countries which will take part in the first, voluntary, phase of CORSIA […]

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17/03/2020

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is canceling all of its scheduled events and meetings through July 1, as the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues its global spread. The decision, taken in consultation with U.S. and global public health and aviation safety experts, places the highest priority on the health, safety and security of NBAA event […]

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16/03/2020

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced the decision to cancel the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition 2020 (EBACE2020), due to concerns related to the rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The event was scheduled to take place in Geneva from 26-28 May, 2020. Both business aviation groups have […]

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13/03/2020

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), the British Business and General Aviation Association (BBGA) and The Air Charter Association (The ACA) released the below statements on the publication of the Sala accident report conclusions by the UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB). “EBAA, BBGA and The ACA note the findings of the aircraft accident report […]

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